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Nov 7, 2012 9:00am EST
for the day. there's your coastal developing east of washington. the heavy rain up into portions of new jersey and new york. right where they don't want it. we're on the western edge of this one. the winds are going to pick up out of the north. and we've got a chance for a little rain mixing with or changing to snow later this afternoon and tonight. current temperature regan national, it's cold. 39 at regan national. 37 dulles. you are looking at the high temperatures today with the wind and the clouds. we're just not going to warmup a whole lot. any rain that starts could transition over to a brief period of snow later this afternoon. no advisories here in washington. up towards baltimore, a winter weather advisory there. we could see maybe an inch, maybe two inches of snow as you get up into northern delaware there. again, the worst of this will be north and east. high temperature, 42. we did that at midnight. cloudy and cold. not expecting any accumulations around here. some parts of the area could get covering here. that's a quick look at the weather. tony, allison, back to you
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
overseas but also has to do with the approaching fiscal cliff. in washington, fox news. >> president obama will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit the southeast asian country of berma later this month. it was a repressive military regime. the white house has encouraged the move towards democracy. the visit was announced this morning. >> election official inside virginia are thinking of solutions to the long lines of voters forced to wait during tuesday's election. voters shouldn't have to wait more than an hour. using optical scans instead of touch screens and bringing in more voting machines. the problem is being blamed on a high voter turn out and few voting machines. >> with the election in the books metro is looking ahead to the inauguration. that's also martin luther king junior day. smart trip cards are already on sale. there will be rush hour service for 17 hours on inauguration day from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. peak fairs will be charged during that time. and charge for parking in lots. and that will be paid on the way out by smart trip card or credit card. >> the museu
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
to the south and west of washington. when it gets out of here, should be a beautiful afternoon and a little warmer than yesterday, with highs in the mid-50s. chilly start. nice afternoon. 53degrees at 5:00 p.m. more details on the weekend and a sneak peek at next week, holiday week, coming up. let's get the latest on traffic. >> the crew in skyfox hanging with us checking out eastbound along 66 where we had the incident east of nutley. it's tying up that green arrow lane traveling inbound towards the capitol beltway. delays forming near nutley towards the beltway. 66 traffic congested, exiting from centreville headed eastbound towards fair oaks and delays. southbound 270 coming in out of germantown headed towards the lane divide, about 40 minutes. this is with all the lanes open. no other issues reported for those on the beltway between college park and bethesda. accident near edsel road. stay to the left to get by. northbound 395 at the 14th street bridge, no issues reported now. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> classified hearings this morning. former cia director
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
had around here yesterday. 44 in washington. 38 out of dulles. high temperatures today top out in the upper 40s to about 50. that's about 10 degrees below normal for the middle of november. 50 here in washington. 45 in winchester. cool afternoon. definitely jacket weather. i'll have details on your weekend forecast in just a minute. back up stairs to both of you. >> all right. thank you very much. we begin with breaking news this morning involving the deadly gulf oil spill back in 2010. bp will pay billions of dollars as part of a settlement. a person familiar with the case also says that two bp employees will face manslaughter charges. you'll recall that 11 people died in the explosion and millions of gallons of oil tainted the gulf leading to a ban on deep water drilling. >> we're also following breaking news closer to home. a swat team is called to a tomorrow in district heights. >> melanie is live at the scene with the very latest. what's happening? >> reporter: good morning. there's still more than a dozen fbi agents and support staff here. you can see over there the house we
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. 34 right now in washington. check out your numbers. 35 in frederick. 24 in martins burg . richmond with 30 degrees. and richmond now, 29 in richmond. the other big issue with the cold, unfortunately our friends off to the northeast, it's 33 in new york city. and much of the area there in the upper 20s and low 30s. there's still hundreds of thousands without power. keep our fingers crossed they warmup later today. here's a look at satellite radar. one or two clouds to start your day. mostly sunny. later this afternoon high clouds move in. rain down into georgia and south carolina, that's the making of our coastal storm. we will have clouds around tomorrow. and the storm is going to be just far enough off shore. but i want to emphasize that path is not set in stone and could wobble a little. if it were to come west, we would be dealing with more of rain, wind and potential for winter weather around here wednesday into thursday. >> let's hope it doesn't do the wobble wobble and come in here. >> or wobble east. there's your 7 day forecast. a warmup this weekend . sunday veteran's day a
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Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
. details on that coming up. but your afternoon highs, 55 in washington. 54 quantico. 50 hagerstown and winchester. little cool for this time of the year. more details on the weather in just a minute. back to you. >>> tucker, thank you very much. we're following breaking news concerning two police involved shootings. the most recent happened on 17th street northeast. we have live pictures from that scene to show you. this occurred shortly before 7:00 this morning when officers were called to a home for reports of a domestic assault. the police chief just told reporters that as the officers approached the home, the suspect came up from behind and attacked them. an officer was stabbed by the suspect who he then shot. that suspect did die. the officer suffered several wounds, but they are not life- threatening. >>> the other police involved shooting we're following happened in northern virginia on the fauquier stafford county line. deputies were called out to investigate a possible dui and became involved in an altercation with the suspect. they say he had a knife and tried to attack a
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
washington, the temperature is 43. 30s out at dulles and bwi marshal. forecast high temperature about 10 degrees below average. mid 40s north and west to about 50 here. a little cool for this time of year. that's a look at weather. more details on a brighter looking weekend forecast coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie. >> on the roads right now got our hands full. coming in from the west eastbound 66 down to 31 miles an hour. the pace doesn't improve much. a pattern going as we're well below speed. southbound 270 lanes are open but an hour commute coming southbound from 85 heading into german town. traffic slows again. you'll find if you are traveling metro's red line, this is where we have problems. they are single tracking because of an earlier issue. now we've got delays out in shady grove road. metro's red line troubles to deal with. out on the roads the top stretch of the beltway below speeds trying to get past university. northbound i 95 and 395 a tough commute. delays from court house road. as you make your way out towards the beltway. we can take th
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
cliff for sometime. the president today may stake out a bargaining position. in washington, fox news. >> later today, we'll find out if nancy pelosi will stay on in the house of the representatives. last week democrats did not win the 25 seats needed to take back the house. she hasn't said if she'll keep her post or serve new two year term. >> also on the hill today, a subcommittee will hold a hearing whether the meningitis out break could have been prevented. also expected to call for tougher regulations for compounding pharmacies at a news conference today. people have been sickened. 32 have died after receiving tainted shots. >>> and now for a look at other top stories. begin in northeast dc where the search is on for a gun man who opened fire last night. >> happened at this station on benning road and 44th street. caught on camera firing into the store while sitting in his car. a dispute between the suspect and the store clerk may have been the cause. >> believe he wasn't be served fast enough. we don't know yet but this is something we were investigating. but again, rose to a le
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
. 44 right now in washington. dulles is 42. 43 bwi marshal. high temperatures for today, better than yesterday. yesterday in the mid 40s. today upper 40s and low 50s. it will be breezy but with sunshine building in should feel better than yesterday. more details on the warmup this weekend in just a minute. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. a nor'easter that hammered new york and new jersey is heading new england. residents still recovering from sandy in a blanket of wet snow. and thousands more in the dark. >> mother nature is killing us right now. sorry for whatever we did. we'll make it up to you. >> this is it. i'm getting anxiety walking around seeing what i'm going to do. and other people too, this is crazy. i don't know what to do any more. i don't want to live in long beach. >> the morning commute in both states is said to be going smoothly. and no problems with the subway system in new york. this is the scene in massachusetts where there were car crashes on nearly every street in one town. as the bay state got four inches of snow. >> the election is over but pre
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
will travel to colorado and iowa. >> the washington post today is out with its endorsements of major questions. endorses question 7 the dream act which would allow illegal immigrants to pay instate tuition. on question 5 whether to approve the congressional redistricting map. the post recommends against it. saying allows politicians to choose their voters rather than the other way around. the board supports question 6 to allow same sex marriage and expanding gambling in maryland including a casino and national harbor, the post says should vote for question 7 saying the state can't afford to pass up the projected revenue. >> millions of people in more than 30 states and dc came out ely to cast their vote before election day. early voting has played a huge roll with key states already releasing the party of those who voted early. voters in our area responded to this year's early voting. i've seen some of the footage. >> the lines. i know wisdom was telling us, he had to wait in line as well. huge turn out for early voting. of those early votings, specifically in florida, 43% were
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
look for our advisories. not here and washington but just north and east. a winter weather advisory where they are expecting accumulations of about an inch of snow. there's your planner, high temperatures, you are looking at them. 40 degrees. the winds are going to pick up in the wake of the system and a little snow and rain around here by 5:00 p.m. more details on the storm coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> right now no problems reported off of 66. traffic volume heavy and slow towards 28. and traffic volume slowing here at fair oaks eastbound at 123. all of the lanes are open. had a little hiccup reports on the beltway. traffic remains heavy and slow. lanes are open both south on 95 to 290. accident active still in play. still tying up the two right lines. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> america has decided. and president bar back obama wins a second term in office as our nation's president. and the popular vote the president leads romney by 2.3 million votes. >> take a look at the electoral map. president obama with 303 electora
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am EST
washington. 58 out at dulles and 50 at bwi marshal. up towards baltimore and across the bay, we have had fog issues. if you are headed in that direction, you may encounter fog. forecast gets better from here and into the afternoon hours, we're looking at decent conditions with high temperatures in the upper 60s to 70. 68 in washington. and mid 60s north and west. more details on the weather including a look at a cooler 7 day forecast. back to you up stairs. >> president obama honoring the nation's veterans at a solemn sermony at the tomb of the unknown. no ceremony, no parade is enough to honor the service of our men and women in uniform. >> and on the anniversary of the vietnam war, there was a special anniversary of the vietnam. >> the soldier's statue, the vietnam women's memorial and the wall with 58,000 names on tchlt the most popular ataxowith 4 million visiting each year. >>> and the recent edition, a ceremony honoring the aging world war ii vets. officially veteran's day was yesterday but is being observed today. so no post office and government workers have to work today. >>> fo
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
down here shortly. temperatures, 45 now in washington. it's 45 degrees in washington. 61 in boston. up ahead of the front, temperatures remain mild. look what's going ono the north and west. 32 in pittsburgh. 27 in columbus. much colder air this afternoon and tonight. overnight tonight into your early wednesday, close to the freezing mark here in the city. get ready for much cooler air later. breezy conditions, overnight lows. wednesday, thursday, friday look great. a little on the cool side. showers around here by sunday/monday. >> tucker, thank you. >> let's go to julie right now. the latest on our on time traffic. >> on time is wish full thinking this morning. . >> a couple accidents this morning. here we go. outer loop of the beltway. notice i said outer loop westbound 495. that's where the accident occurred tying up the right side of the road leaving route 1 all the way over to connecticut avenue. almost hour and a half commute on that outer loop alone. big delays southbound on 95 travel in headed out towards the belt day. southbound 270 nothing but red. over an hour and a hal
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
sunshine as well. temperature, it is cool. 49 in washington. 43. bwi marshal, 47. jacket weather here to stay for the next couple days as high temperatures will top out in the 50s. overnight lows in the 30s and 40s. 55 today in washington. 52. 49 in winchester. that's a ok at weather. let's get back up stairs. i'll bring you the weekend forecast, back to you. >> thanks, tuck. >> now to the latest on the sandy aftermath. clean up is well underway. the death toll has now topped 70. more than 6 million people are still living without power. in new york, mayor bloomberg allowed a 3 passenger minimum for cars into the city. parts of the city subway system not flooded with water reopened with limited service today. about 25% of new jersey is still under water trapping thousands of residents. >> two maryland ambulance strike teams headed out today to help with the recovery efforts in new jersey. crews went to egg harbor township. they will be assisting in patient evacuations and 911 emergency responses. among the most recent to be killed, five people in west virginia. some areas got hit with mo
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
to washington. >> i'm not sure he needs money at this point. he's had success along his career. >> and he's dating the boston's daughter. >> i got to do the weather. here's the temperatures. 71 at reagan national. yesterday. 70 dulles. b wi marshal. first time we hit 70 in the month of november november. not sure we're going to do it again. we'll get close today. and should be another comfortable afternoon. get out and enjoy the temperatures. by tomorrow, our high temperatures will be only about 50 degrees or so. much cooler. 52 in washington. 53 in annapolis. to the west and south. 41 in menassas. the clouds are going to move in before long as we will await the arrival of this cold front out to the west. bears football game last night, the rain what was bringing the action. cloud cover moving in from the west and you can see that right now we're still sunny and bright. but the clouds will move in later. mostly cloudy day. i think the rain showers are going to hold off. the good news the front is moving quick. tomorrow afternoon, right back into the sunshine along with drier an
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
here, your three-day weekend. temperature, 46 degrees right now in washington. 45 dulles. 44bwi marshall. highs today back into the mid- to upper 50s. 57 in town. 50s in the mountains. winchester, in the mid-50s, 54, lots of sunshine, less wind. if you like today, you'll love the weekend forecast. i'll have a that in a couple of minutes. back to you. >>> thank you, sir. >> we have an update on breaking news we've been following in the district. >> early morning robbery that began near dupont circle and ended with shots fired as both victims and suspects moved closer to the white house. wisdom martin is on the story. wisdom? >> reporter: tony and allison, there are a couple of different scenes involved. we know police are still looking for four suspects who were involved in an attempted robbery. we have some video of the initial scene from this incident. we're told by police this attempted robbery started near 18th in the middle of the block on jefferson place. the victims were in a black porsche suv. after this attempted robbery at that location, they started pursuing the suspec
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 9:00am EST
. 43 in washington as we take a look at the temperatures. bwi marshal, 40 degrees. cool side for this time of year. the cool temperatures. and the sunsets this afternoon at a little after 5:00. an hour earlier. more details on the weather forecast. and talk about this coastal storm which will be impacting the midatlantic and northeast by wednesday and thursday. back to you. >> just one last full day of campaigning for the presidential candidates. and the race appears to be a dead heat. new abc news washington post poll has president obama and mitt romney tied at 48%. and nbc news wall street journal poll has the president leading by 1 point. the presidential and vice presidential candidate will make a final push to get out the vote today. >> for the most part, they are traveling to several of much needed battleground states. that does include virginia. melanie is back with the latest now from the campaign trail. >> and not much time to sleep and already they are off and running this morning. mitt romney's first seent about to start in orlando, florida. live look from the scene there.
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back. we're following breaking news out of northeast d.c. fox 5 has confirmed one person has been shot, another person stabbed. this happened in the 3500 block of 17th street. it happened just before 7:00 this morning, so just a couple of moments ago. we don't know the extent of the injuries and we'll bring you updates to this story as they come into the newsroom. >>> the fda says contamination has been found in more drugs made by the new england compounding center. that's the company linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. the significance of the latest findings is not yet known. 28 people have died and more than 300 people sickened after receiving tainted steroid shots. last week a sister pharmacy of the center voluntarily removed its products. >>> reports the cia told agents to stand down. intelligence is saying the cia went to the consulate 25 minutes after they got the first call. >>> hundreds. snow plows will be driving the stre
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
funding cut. in this region, which is built around the federal government, the washington area will certainly feel the pain. president obama will emerge today for his first remarks since election night, and he will no doubt talk about congress and the looming fiscal cliff. when taxes go up, government spending goes down at the end of the year. the president's former chief economic advisor paints a grim picture. >> the election is over. if you go off the fiscal cliff, the economy goes into recession the beginning of 2013. this is not a small matter. i think we have to address it. >> reporter: it will come down to these two men. the president expected to draw a line in the sand insisting on a massive tax hike for wealthy americans and republican house speaker john boehner now open to raising taxes in other ways. but he told abc news that tax rates should remain where they are. >> on the table, but through reforming our tax code. and i would do that if the president were serious about solving our spending problem, and trying to secure our entitlement program. >> reporter: most economis
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Nov 6, 2012 9:00am EST
leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. but to me, it's money that i earned. i'm mitt romney, man: to some people, social security is just a number. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> our election day coverage continues right now with spotlight on ohio and its 18 electoral votes. early voting started in early october. and i guess you could say it never ended cause it could -- you can still cast votes in ohio until yesterday at 2:00 p.m. you could still cast votes. then the polls open up this morning at 6:30. ballots cast before today have been
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am EST
for your tuesday. 44 degrees right now in washington. it got chilly overnight. 41 out at dulles. mix in winds out of the northwest and earlier gusting to 30. sustained wind of 14 here. and we have the makings for a very cool day. highs will only be in the upper 40s this afternoon. and mix in the winds and it's going to feel a lot more like november like it has the next several days. here's your forecast and high temperatures, i think we did this during the midnight hour. upper 40s to 50 this afternoon. but we should be done with the rain here shortly. much of your day will be partial to mostly sunny skies. more details on that 7 day in just a minute. back up stairs to you. >> all right. thank you, tucker. >>> new developments in the david patraeus resignation. the sex scandal that led to the resignation of cia director patras. general john allen is now under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> she is the same woman who got harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. she was allegedly having an affair with. former director of the cia
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
day but we continue to trend. things slowly wind down after the big storm. 46 in washington. 41. 46 d bwi marshal. there are a couple showers across the northern tier of our viewing area maybe even a flurry. and this will be with us early today. lots of clouds to start the day with a couple light sprinkles. by midday we'll start to see improving in the sky conditions and limited sunshine. cool, high temperatures will only be in the mid 50s this afternoon. chilly start to your day and cool this afternoon with highs in the mid 50s. definitely bring a jacket as you head out the door. that's a look at weather. let's look at traffic. >> all right. once again the current sky fox joining us in virginia giving us a bird's eye view out there. accident on i 95. that accident activity has been cleared. our lanes are open. let's take that shot. slow go northbound continuing up towards that accident scene. we'll take it inside. the accident activity cleare here on northbound on i 95 but traffic will slow again leading route 1 towards the parkway. back inside, a lot happening on the roads again t
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Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
on the left now. black was arrested around 4:30 this morning south of richmond. the "washington post" reports carwile and black were supposed to hand alexis over to social services yesterday afternoon in virginia, but instead they abducted the girl from a home on lower liberty road. the two arnow in custody facing abduction charges. tony? >>> also this morning a bowie state university student accused of murdering her roommate is found not guilty. the jury acquitted alexis simpson. she pled self-defense. simpson said she complained to university officials about frazier several times before the incident. >>> this man is accused of assaulting a 17-year-old girl in a woman's bathroom. it happened about a week ago at the thomas jefferson library in falls church. the girl screamed and the man took off. if you know who this is, fairfax county police are asking you come forward. >>> while we are on traffic watch in virginia -- >> it's been five years in the works. the 495 express lane set to open tomorrow. fox5's sherri ly is live in tysons corner with everything you need to know. good morni
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
the ride elsewhere. report of another crash southbound on the baltimore- washington parkway approaching 410. volume increasing as you work northbound continuing out towards 395. no accidents to report continuing out to the american legion bridge. on the bridge, that is where they're checking for accident activity. keep your eyes peeled for that as you continue on the inner loop working your way from tyson's and continuing up towards the american legion bridge and out towards 270. check for the the crash here. we have reports of delays on the metro blue orange line. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >> it has been a tight race for weeks and one day before the presidential election, numbers are still showing strong support for both candidates. a new "washington post" abc news poll shows president obama with 49% to republican nominee mitt romney's 48%. now, other polls reveal similar signs that this election day will be one to watch from start to finish. >> and was as we all know, it will be another hectic day for both presidential candidates. >> president
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
wednesday, november 7th. a live look at the washington monument right here in d.c. cold and chilly. but the big news of the day, the election is over. we know who is going to be the president now actually lot of the other issues on the ballot have been settled so lots of election things to talk about as well as some weather. >> yeah. >> good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> before we get to weather, this. president obama and the first family greeting a huge crowd of supporters in chicago last night. he took to the stage around 1 charleston 30 this morning shortly after republican challenger mitt romney conceded the race in a phone call. look at the crowd there. just amazing. we'll have more owe legislation coverage coming up here in just a second. as wisdom mentioned, we've got some i don't want to say winter weather. we do have a storm moving in. >> just say it. >> i know. >> just say it. just get it out. we have we have cold temperatures to start your day and the potential for winter weather later. not going to be a major deal but you might see some snowflak
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
it is cold out at the moment. let's take a look at the current temperature here in washington. 42degrees and lots of 30s as you get outside the beltway. 36 in pittsburgh. 26 in columbus. we continue to be under this big trough of cool air that will stick around for the next couple of days. here is your forecast highs. mostly cloudy, high abouts 50 in washington. yesterday, we got to 49. day much like yesterday. only more in the way of cloudiness today. definitely jacket weather for the kids going to the bus stop, going for a jog, that kind of thing. be ready for a cold start and a cool afternoon. thank you, tucker. >> time now to say hello once again to julie wright. >> i heard tucker say my name but i didn't hear what he said because usually, it's not good. >> don't want to know. move on. >> that's what i thought. i told our producer, i said i hear him talking. i just don't listen to him. it is white noise until i hear you or wisdom say here's julie. not a lot going on on the roads right now in centerville. you'll find height traffic volume coming in from 28. lanes are open h
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
the washington monument. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we have an update concerning an amber alert we have told but all morning long. police are still looking for 1- month-old alexis rose carlisle. we have just learned that police have located the vehicle they thought she was in and one of the adults she was with. authorities tell us they have found eric eugene black but jennifer dawn carlisle and the toddler are still missing. if you have any information in this case, call virginia state police or call 911. this is also more information on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> time now to turn things over to tucker barnes. >> good morning. a decent friday. we have a little cloud cover out there this morning and some cold temperatures. later today, low to mid others. a little warmer than yesterday and should be plenty of sunshine here by late morning. a little cloud cover to start your day and a few showers as well south and east of the city. most of that is not touching the ground and it looks a little gloomy out there but just out to our west, out towards charlottesville, we
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
here in washington. 55 this afternoon in leonardtown. yesterday, north and west, we were in the 40s. today, we're back in the 50s. so a nice-looking day. >> yes, looks perfect. >> time now to check in with julie wright and see what is happening on the morning commute. >> let's start off with the crew in sky fox. they are joining us this morning hovering above centerville. you will find your lanes are open. no problems to report leaving manassas continuing in from business 234 headed over towards 29 and 2. so traffic volume increasing but again, no incidents in your way was you continue eastbound making your way out towards vienna. you will fine the beltway at speed traveling between annandale and merrifield. let's continue and show you what else is happening in virginia. northbound i-95 still an easy ride in the express lanes and the main line. southbound 270, one of the heaviest stretched of volume we find right now. >>> new this morning, a prince george's county map is recovering after being burned when his home caught fire. take a look at this video. the blames broke out around 7
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
rolling out military trucks to polling places next tuesday. a new washington post tracking poll shows president obama with 49% support to mitt room knee's 48%. president obama will campaign in ohio today while republican challenger mitt romney will be in wisconsin. gorn nor romney was in virginia yesterday and president obama will return to northern virginia tomorrow for a campaign stop. later this morning both camps will be watching the latest jobs report. if it's the last one before the election. >>> >> changes to speed and red light camera spine fines. >> but first a man accused of a string of pipe bombings. we'll many or on that coming up when fox 5 morning news continues.  >>> there is some breaking news from northern virginia this morning. a suspect has been killed by sheriff's deputies. this happened around 4:00 this morning on tack et mill road near the staff ford county line. authorities tell us the incident began as an accident investigation. it's unclear though how it's kalated to a deadly shooting. we'll continue to follow that throughout th
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
outside at the washington monument on this chilly hump day. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. thank you for watching. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and time now to talk to tucker barnes. >> good morning. >> it got cold out. >> it did get a little cold out. >> you guys said earlier you need the big puffy jackets. temperature overnight in the 20s and low 30s. be ready for a chilly day today. we'll only be up near maybe 50. >> maybe? >> probably upper 40s. it won't feel terrible. there will be sunshine but it will be cool. >> not other than a 50 guaranteed. >> can't even guarantee the 50. we'll be close. let's get to the map and show you why. it is all because of our cold front that came through yesterday now well offshore and high pressure is building in. here is the good news. it will provide a couple of really nice day around here as far as sunshine. it will be unseasonably school with temperatures in the upper 40s and we're cold at this hour. much of the area has fallen berow freezing. right now, reagan national, 37 degrees. dulles, 32 degrees. bwi marshall is bou
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
your day. -- can't rule out a light shower. it is cool right now. 46 in washington. 42 this morning out at dulles. 46degrees at bwi marshall. or high temperatures will top out in the mid others later this afternoon with some sunshine breaking out. not going to be eye bright and sunny day day but we'll got a few sunny breaks -- not going to be a bright and sunny day but we'll get a few sunny breaks. >> let's check in with julie wright. >> your lanes are open as you make your way from college park headed over towards silver spring. there is a portion of 27 in damascus that remains blocked off between main street, 108 and dew road and that is due to storm damage. i veilleux tilt pole knocked down there. in virginia, you will find the georgetown pike west of the beltway. that is also blocked off due to storm damage and flooding along prosperity avenue south of 50. southbound 270 behaving nicely. lanes are open on 395 at duke street. nice trip headed out to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> new york is still struggling to get back on its fee
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
5th. live look outside at the washington monument to get things started on this week. >> just makes things disappear. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. i don't know how to follow that except to change the subject and talk about schools. some school closings in garrett county, maryland. northern high school, northern middle school, hickory environmental education center and grantsville elementary are closed due to water problems. all other schools in garrett county are open on time today. >> let's check in with tucker now to get the latest on our weather. >> good morning. cold start to our day. got some cloud cover moving through. that is holing temperatures up a little bit. we are in the mid-30s. -- that is holding temperatures up a little bit. a cool afternoon. >> okay. cool, not cold. >> yeah, right there. >> windy? >> breezy. >> he's correcting everything you say. >> i'm glad you asked. it is 43 degrees at reagan national. 40 at dulles. 41 at bwi marshall. as you showed you a few minutes ago, much of the area in the 30s at this hour
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
february 2012 and some were working as many as 16 to 20 hours a day. the washington examiner broke this story. >> almost half of those people who were caught on the camera driving while sleeping were working what's called a swing shift is where they work the morning rush and they take a break and they work the afternoon rush and metro has said itself that those swing shifts can mean really long days, up to 16 hours and when the person gets to work to when they get to go home and some of these workers have long commutes. they live in farther out regions. they have to get to a bus garage and start their day. >> we reached out to metro and the spokesman said quote, we reviewed more than 10,000 clip from january 2010 through february 2012 and found that there were 68 instances where the operator may have been fatigued. while one instance is one too many it's important to understand that metro operated more than 9.6 million bus trips during that period. further review indicated that work hours and shift lengths were not factors in the vast majority of the cases. >>> all right. the bigge
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
are talking about the possibility of winter weather in washington, that becomes front and center. this is not a major event. a the early in the year for it. we have the possibility of of a few snow showers in the forecast today. all right? >> all right. i see you trying to downplay it. >> one thing i can guarantee you, it is going to be cold this afternoon with highs only in the low 40s. you mix in the wind and out of the north and east and it will feel chilly. best chance for snow will be north and east. but what we're watching this is coastal storm. as it tracks off to the north and north and east, it looks like some of the bands of rain will be barbed into the washington area. we could see a few rain showers transition to some snow along the 95 and east corridor later this affect. all right. 41 right now in washington. no need to panic here. no need to run out and get toilet paper and milk. not going to be a major deal. it feels cold enough for winter weather. 37 in manassas and in culpeper. look the our storm system, starting to take shape. it will be intensifying throughout
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
to east. we had a little band working through washington in the past 15 minutes. off to the west and to the north, that is where the heaviest rain has been falling up 270 up towards gaithersburg. you get up towards fredericksburg, western portions of mount airy getting a little rain. this is the back edge of our front and the front has already pushed across the bay. it is dragging with the rain shower ask tuft and much cooler air. the other thing you will notice in addition to the rain early this morning, the temperature have cooled off big time overnight. we've fallen back into the mid- 40s but we have winds gusting up to about 30 miles per hour. that is making it feel awfully chilly out there. there is the back end of your front actually mixing with and chaining to a little winter weather there up into pennsylvania. we'll probably see sunshine break out by late morning. it will be a decent afternoon, partly to mostly sunny but blustery and cool. 45 in washington. 46 in leonardtown. let's get west and north. frederick, 41. you are getting rain showers, 43 in manassas and 45 in c
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
live look at the washington monument. you can see the monuments clearly this morning. clear and cold as you start your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news during the 6:00 hour and here is tucker barnes. >> hello. >> good morning. >> good sleeping weather. it is nice and cool out. >> it would be nice. >> it would be for us. >> we don't get that luxury. >> right. let's go to the forecast and yesterday a chilly afternoon. today, we'll be in for another cool one. relatively cold out there this morning. temperatures a few degrees colder than they were 24 hours ago. but definitely on the cold side for mid-november. there is your cloud cover and we'll see a lot more of that than yesterday. it is not going to be completely overcast but mostly cloudy skies. rain showers down in the carolinas. those will slip out to sea. it will not rain but it will feel like it is going to rain. so again, we're not looking at rain showers here but it will feel rather cloudy for much of the day. it will be mostly cloudy for most of the day. 42 in washi
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
daytime high in washington. 07 in fredericksburg and mid- 60s north and west of the city. again, a left clouds today. we should be dry. >> i like seeing that where it says warm on your little map there. >> that may be the last time you say that. >> why did have you to say the last time this month. >> it's november, not a bad thing. >> not what julie wright wanted to hear. >> let me enjoy this moment, will you guys, please. i'm wearing shorts. i'm loving this right now. on the roads, if you do have to make the trip into work this morning, light are than usual traffic volume. it is a federal holiday. hats off to those that have served and those that are currently serving. 95, 295 quiet now. you will find hov rules in effect for those traveling on 50 this morning in maryland so don't get caught off guard there. lanes are open. no problems reported at the wilson bridge. 395 at the 14th street bridge. traffic volume very light and running at speed continuing over to the southeast-southwest freeway. no problems reported on the southbound stretch. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraff
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
, everyone. taking a live look over washington, d.c. this morning waking up to some chilly temperatures once again. we'll see how it is going to shape up today for you. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. not too bad here but when you look at these pictures, you're like wow, thousands of people in new york and new jersey are without power again after a strong nor'easter hit the area. storm packed powerful winds and heavy wet snow bringing down trees and power lines that hadn't been knocked down by the superstorm. there have been no mandatory evacuations although new york city mayor michael bloomberg urged residents of low-lying neighborhoods to leave. >> look at all this. >> that woman had a smile on her face. she was like i can't believe this. >> she had a smile on her face. >> she was like i can't believe what i'm doing. we had some showers overnight and even mixed with a little snow around here. picked autopsy you trace officially at reagan national so we've had our first flakes of the season. >> officially. >> just flakes. >> nothing to
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
with the cold temperatures not just here in washington but up and down the eastern seaboard. check out new york, 34 degrees, boston 34 and 20s out to the west. pittsburgh, 28 degrees this morning. binghamton, 27. plenty of cold air, big chunk of cold air across the mid- atlantic and new england. that helped with the winter weather we are seeing across the northeast. there it is, wrapping up east of new york out towards the cape and the islands out there. you can see on the back side of it, we are getting the cloud cover and a few leftover sprinkles locally. there might be a sprinkle or flurry here early. the trend will be to clear things out. we'll remain cool today. the highs only in the low 50s. there will be a bit of a breeze that will make things feel nice and chilly out there. we are headed in the right direction with sunshine. 53 your daytime high in washington. 50 at quantico. mid- to upper 40s off to the north and west. 48 at dulles. warmer than yesterday but not where we want to be. >> i know. not where a lot of people would like it to be. >> thank you. >>> time now to say
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
day as we've got some changes on the way. 68 the forecast high in washington. 69 at quantico. how about a 70 in fredericksrg and one more mild afternoon. warm conditions expected around here for our holiday. >> all right. it will be a good time to head down to the mall if you can. >> time to check in with julie wright. it is a holiday. but julie, you still got to work w. >> i came in to enjoy your company. and somebody told me tucker was buying breakfast. >> you know. >> don't hold your breath. >> lucky month me, i brought my open oatmeal. kenilworth avenue at eastern, nice, easy start to our day. light and easy continuing across the anacostia bridges. quiet is your trip toward the wilson bridge. you will find reversible roads carrying two-with a travel. southbound along 270, a nice, easy drive for those continuing out of hyattstown. no issues reported continuing out to the lane divide. 395 behaving nicely on both the express lanes and main line. hov rules lifted in virginia on 95, 395 as well as on 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. raffic. >>> our big story, three
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Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
democrats both love america but we ed to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> voters into new jersey are determined not to let the aftermath of sandy get in the way of casting a ballot. many residents voted early at an administrative office or at a voting bus that made its way to shelter. state officials also encouraged people to cast provisional ballots for the presidential race. >>> in new york, andrew cuomo is also allowing for affidavit voting. voters can now go to any polling place in the state and sign an affidavit and vote at that poling place. if they go outside of the registered continue you, they can only vote in the presidential an u.s. senate races. >>> high is a battleground state and if the presidential election is close a winner might not be declared until after election day. that could be impacted by how many provisional ballots are cast. no republican candi
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
the award. he is the first rookie of the year here in washington in 53 years. angel else outfielder mike trout a almost rookie of the year. manager of the year award will be announced this year and davey johnson in the running. maybe we'll have another one. n >>> we still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news continues right now. t now. >>> happy tuesday. live look outside right now. november13th, 2012. some rain, a tad bit chilly outside. things are changing but then again, it is wintertime and it is november. you kind of expect that. >> we're getting this. getting toward that time. good morning. you'll sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. here is tucker barnes to talk about our changing weather. >> it got a lot cooler out, didn't it? feels like fall now. it felt like september yesterday and much cooler air has moved in overnight. the rain has moved in. -- it felt like september yesterday and much cooler air has moved in overnight. are pretty much looking at our high temperatures right now. we'll start with the radar and cold front coming through and there are your rain showers. an
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> everyone in the tease area waking up to election day t -- to election day t will be a cold start. the polls don't open here in our area for about another 45 minutes but election did i is already well under way in new hampshire. while you were sleeping, residents in two tiny villages in new hampshire took part in the traditional midnight vote casting the first election day votes in the nation. that tradition started in the 1960 election. >> i didn't know that. >> apparently, the first votes were split evenly. five for each. >> i didn't realize it was that tiny. >> cold in new hampshire. it will be a chilly afternoon. waiting in line, want a jacket and coat. be ready to wintertime cold this morning. it is not just fall-like. we are below freezing here in much of the area. here are your temperatures. 35 in washington. other than anna
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
the runway. >> former washington mystics star chamique holdsclaw facing serious charged this morning. details on why she was arrested. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> police in arizona say a woman drove onto an airport runway in phoenix with a small child in the car. she ran through a gate and started crossing the runway when police force the the car to stop. airport operations were shut down for 15 minutes last night. neither the driver nor the child were hurt and indicate the driver may have been impaired. >>> chamique holdsclaw is facing assault charges. atlanta police say she shot into her
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
colder. live look outside right now at the washington monument at 5:00 in the morning. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. still a few school closings in maryland because of lingering power outages. in anne arundel county, lothian elementary, ma tb. acy river middle. severn river middle and severn middle schools will all remain closed today. osed today. -- magacy river middle. ddle. >> things are gradually getting better. we are not quite where we want to be quite yet. >> what is hanging out? the humidity is hanging out. >> well, the clouds and the cool temperatures for this time of year. we are still kind of wet. >> we had so much rain on monday and tuesday, we are still a little damp out there. let's get to it. take a look at the numbers at reagan national. we are in the 40s for much of the area but low 40s out to the west. 46 at reagan national. 42 at dulles. 45 at bwi marshall. the cloud will be thick for the first half of the day. -- the clouds will be thick for the first half of the day. later, a mix of clouds way the bit of sunshine just like yesterday. we'll keep the
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
lose a for you more degrees. we'll get awfully close to freezing even here in washington over the next hour or so before the sun gets up. usually the last hour before sunrise will be the coldest hours of the day. satellite-radar, nice and quiet. very quiet weather pattern setting up here and should be lots of sunshine today. at night, when we get a lot of radiational cooling, we'll have some cool nights. high pressure will keep things nice and dry around here although a little on the cool side later today. that area of high pressure is going to start to slip off for the north and east and we'll stilling on the southern edge of this tomorrow. there will be a few more clouds in the forecast across southern portions of the viewing area but still nice and dry pattern here setting up for the middle andened of the week. i think you are next chance of any showers around here won't arrive until about sunday, maybe sunday afternoon, sunday night. 50 today. winds north here at five to 10. sunny skies, cool temperatures for this time of year. our average daytime high should be in the up 50er
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
ument off in the distance as we close out yet another week here in washington, d.c. in the region. >> we have something to look for word to this weekend. >> oh, yes. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> all right. what are we looking forward to? >> your weather forecast. >> you looking for a party or something? >> maybe so. i have to talk to julie. she knows where the party is. it will be asony and bright day with less wind than yesterday. 37 at dulles. 38 at bwi marshall. these temperatures are cold. so jacket weather here or at least make an t feels like late fall. there is your satellite-radar. nice and quiet. our storm from yesterday is out of here. and finally some quieter weather really from washington up to boston. get down into the crimes, get out west toward chicago. we don't have anything going on. high pressure will keep things nice and dry. as that area of high pressure moves overhead and offshore tomorrow, we'll got a southerly wind. that will warm things up around here for the first time this month. our temperatures have been below average since the beginni
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